20.10.14 by Jeff

“I was a skate rat” by Drew Miller and Trey Edwards

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I enjoyed this little reflection on what skateboarding means to Elissa Steamer and a bunch of skate rats in Florida. Watch “I was a skate rat” below.

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20.10.14 by Jeff

Animation: Golden Wolf and Omar Salazar

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London-based studio Golden Wolf created this great little animated spot featuring pro skater Omar Salazar for skate shop Doomsayers. Watch the animation below.

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20.10.14 by Jeff

Animation: Looping Doodles by Drew Tyndell

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Nashville-based illustrator Drew Tyndell has been sharing some cool experiments with looping animation on Vimeo. Watch the videos below.

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16.10.14 by Jeff

Through The Ground Glass: A Beautiful Portrait of a Large Format Photographer

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“Through The Ground Glass” is a stunning portrait of Joseph Allen Freeman, a large format photographer. I imagine there was a lot of pressure on the directors, Taylor Hawkins and Nick Bolton, in trying to capture a subject on video when that subject is someone who shoots large format film. They did it brilliantly though, the footage is gorgeous. It’s also really great to hear Freeman speak so candidly about the process. Watch the video below.

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14.10.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: A Basketball Travels Through Famous Movies

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A basketball bounces and rolls its way through a whole lotta famous films thanks to French animation studio HOTU. Bonus points if you know all three films above. Watch “87 Bounces” below.

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13.10.14 by Jeff

Video Premiere: Wildbirds & Peacedrums “Keep Some Hope”

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I’m excited to debut this video from one of my favourite bands, the husband and wife duo of Andreas Werliin and Mariam Wallentin, better known as Wildbirds & Peacedrums. They have such a raw energy, unsettling in the best way possible, driven mostly by Mariam’s vocals and lots of drumming from both of them. If you’re unfamiliar with their music here’s a couple amazing live examples to watch here and here (the 6-min mark of the second link gets me pumped every time).

“Keep Some Hope” is the infectious new single off of their latest album Rhythm. The video was directed by Anders Malmberg, you can watch it below!

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13.10.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Childish Gambino – Telegraph Ave (“Oakland” By Lloyd) Directed by Hiro Murai

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Hiro Murai does not sleep! It’s barely been two weeks since that gorgeous FlyLo video he directed hit the net, and he’s already followed it up with an unpredictable video for Childish Gambino’s Telegraph Ave. When this video starts you’ll think you know what you’re in for, but watch till the end (trust me).

Watch the video below!

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13.10.14 by Jeff

Adidas Snowboarding in Japan

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Japanese snowboarder Kazu Kokubo takes the Adidas Snowboarding team to some of his favourite spots around Hokkaido. This makes me miss Sapporo! My first trip to Japan was to Hokkaido, I’ve gotta go back. Watch the video below.

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